Advice for Nurses

Patient history: what you need to ask

Patient history: what you need to ask

June 29, 2018

One of the most important jobs you have as a nurse is communicating with your patients. In addition to finding out what’s happening now, you’ll

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Nurse/doctor relationship

How to create a good nurse/doctor relationship

May 24, 2018

The nurse/doctor relationship is one of the most important in a hospital – yet it can often be the trickiest to navigate. Doctors can sometimes

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Nursing staff urged to take care of their hands

Nursing staff urged to take care of their hands

May 11, 2018

It was World Hand Hygiene Day on 5th May and to coincide with this, the Royal College of Nursing hosted Glove Awareness Week from 30th April to

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Seven qualities to be a nurse

Seven qualities to be a nurse

April 26, 2018

There are many qualities needed to be a nurse – more than ever, you might argue, for today’s nursing professionals, who require a degree as

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Guidance for shift workers

Guidance for Shift Workers

March 20, 2018

To mark Word Sleep Day on 16th March 2018, the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Partnership Group launched new guidance for shift workers. The vast majority

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The 3Rs-campaign

The 3Rs Campaign urges nursing staff to take rest breaks

March 9, 2018

The RCN has published a suite of resources designed to encourage nursing staff to “rest, rehydrate, refuel” during shifts. The 3Rs campaign urges nursing staff

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small steps to a healthier you

Small steps to a healthier you

February 22, 2018

As nurses we spend our working lives looking after other people’s health but, arguably, it’s one of the hardest professions in which to look after

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Nursing Emergency

How to handle a nursing emergency

January 26, 2018

As all our registered agency nurses know, you don’t need to work in A&E to encounter an emergency. Unexpected and crisis situations can happen on

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How to achieve a work life balance

How to achieve a work life balance

November 24, 2017

If you’re reading this, chances are there’s an element of stress in your life; as a nurse, it’s undoubtedly part of the role. But has

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Time Management Tips for Nurses

Time management tips for nurses

October 27, 2017

Nursing can be one of the busiest and most challenging jobs you can do, with seemingly too few hours to reach the bottom of your

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Revalidation

Revalidation one year on: what it means for Richmond nurses

August 31, 2017

Just over a year ago, one of the biggest changes in nursing history was introduced – revalidation. The aim is for all nurses and midwives

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Occupational Health Team at Richmond Nursing

Occupational Health help at hand at Richmond Nursing

June 30, 2017

When it comes to the health of the patients in our care, the health of our nurses has to come first – quite literally! Occupational

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